Julia serves comfort food for the soul as RBG directors Julie Cohen and Betsy West chronicle the life and work of an American icon who empowered women through food.
Julie Cohen and Betsy West tell all about why they decided to profile cookbook pioneer Julia Child in their new documentary Julia, which has its Canadian premiere at the Toronto International Film
Documentaries that take me far away from my familiar surroundings thrill me. They widen my world and show me things I didn’t think possible. I also appreciate stories about women that uncover
Vicenta, an Argentinian mother, desperately seeks an abortion for her mentally disabled daughter after she’s raped by her uncle and faces a biased and incompetent judicial system. Denying women their reproductive rights
Authoritarian governments pursuing brutal anti-abortion laws should be careful what they wish for. Lock too many women up and you could have a revolution on your hands. If not that, you might
Don’t be misled by the Hot Docs official blurb for Dropstones. Yes, Sonya is back on Fogo Island with her two young teenage boys, having fled an abusive husband, but this is
Intense hard rock. Searing guitar solos. Serious strutting on stage with no sexual posturing. These aren’t things you often associate with female musicians. So props to Bobbi Jo Hart, whose documentary Fanny:
As young teenage girls catch the waves off the beach at Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, the scene is almost harrowing. The surf dwarfs the girls, the waters swirl and when they’re tossed